HNW - Re: knitted/fulled hats

Su Carter scarter at
Sat Sep 19 04:41:19 PDT 1998

theresa sorrell wrote:
> Just a point, usually obvious to many.  Make sure to use wool or a
> wool/mohair blend or a blend with other wool type fibers, and not
> synthetics.  Washable wools and synthetics will not shrink or full for
> the purpose intended.   It would be a shame to put in several hours of
> work and find that the end product is incapable of doing the final
> finishing step needed (shrinking and fulling).

Be careful if you use a mohair blend - it doesn't react to fulling in
the same way wool does so you could get a strange result.  
Su Carter
scarter at
Williamsburg, Virginia

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